Sony Ericsson Selects Non-Volatile Mobile DiskOnChip for Smartphone P900

10/30/2003 - M-Systems (Nasdaq: FLSH) revealed that the Mobile DiskOnChip flash disk is providing non-volatile memory capacity to the P900 smartphone from Sony Ericsson.

Building on the successful P800, the P900 is smaller, faster, simpler and more flexible than ever before. Significant new capabilities such as video recording, online software updating and storage of downloadable software, music and Java and mophun games are made possible in part through the increased memory provided by Mobile DiskOnChip.

"Highly reliable high-performance data storage is one of the many underlying features that contribute to the satisfying user experience provided by Sony Ericsson's newest smartphone," said Francois Kaplan, general manager, M-Systems Europe. "The high capacity and low overall cost of the Mobile DiskOnChip make it the ideal memory solution for handset manufacturers, like Sony Ericsson, using the latest technology in the industry."

"We at M-Systems Europe are very proud that our technology has been approved and chosen by Sony Ericsson for its flagship multimedia smartphone. We know first-hand that the P900 is a fantastic product!"

About the Mobile DiskOnChip Flash Disk
Mobile DiskOnChip offers a range of high-capacity, easy-to-integrate non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, optimized for the needs of feature-rich, data-centric mobile handsets and PDAs. It is based on NAND flash technology and an ultra-thin controller, delivering reliability and performance unmatched by any other flash solution.

Mobile DiskOnChip provides up to 1-gigabit of storage capacity, packed in a small 9x12mm or 7x10mm FBGA package. A NOR-like interface and robust TrueFFS-based software enable fast and easy hardware and software integration. In addition, a built-in XIP boot block enables it to completely replace NOR Flash, to further reduce total memory cost.

About M-Systems
M-Systems (Nasdaq: FLSH) is a leader and innovator of flash-based data storage products known as flash disks. M-Systems' flash disks provide the functionality of a mechanical hard drive in a silicon chip. M-Systems' products are based on its patented TrueFFS® technology and target applications in a vast array of markets, including connected devices, mobile and telecom. M-Systems' products include the DiskOnChip®, DiskOnKey® and Fast Flash Disk (FFDTM) product families. For more information, please contact M-Systems at

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